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LLB (Hons) Law

This course is perfect for those interested in a future legal career.

Key information

Course duration: 3 Years
Study mode: Full-time
Location: London
Intake: September, January
Course level: 6
Award: LLB (Hons) Degree



Packed with incredible educational experience, this degree will enable you to acquire a solid grounding in legal principles. It will equip you with knowledge of the fundamental features of the UK and the EU legal systems and the context in which the law operates.

This degree is recognised by the Law Society and General Council of the Bar as satisfying the initial or academic stage of training.
More information on progression rules and the Law Society and General Council of the Bar requirements for LPC or BPTC courses and be found on the websites for the Bar Standards Board and the Solicitors Regulation Authority.



Year 1

Constitutional and Administrative Law
Foundations of Criminal Law
Legal Method & Skills
Contract Law

Year 2

Law of Tort
European Union Law
Equity & the Law of Trusts
Legal Research Skills

Year 2 Optional Modules

Family Law
Law of Business Associations
Law of Succession

Year 3

Land Law
Civil Litigation
Major Project

Year 3 Optional Modules

Agency & Sale of Goods Law
Child Law
Criminal Litigation
Employment Law
Entrepreneurship in a Legal Context
Public International Law


Student following this course will have a minimum of twelve hours’ lectures and tutorials a week. Each year consists of two semesters of 12 teaching weeks each followed by a period for revision and assessment.

The core lectures and tutorials are carefully timetabled to take place on two or three days of the week. Our partner believes this offers the students more chance to find meaningful, better-paid part-time work. Students at many universities have their lectures spread over the whole of the week, which gives them less time to build work experience. A bonus is that our partner will help students on this programme to find appropriate part-time work from the start of the course.

The learning experience will be further enhanced by skills sessions, tutor surgeries and guest lectures which are organised throughout the year.

Students are assessed predominantly through a mix of examination and coursework.


Entry requirements

For entry in September 2017 onwards, our partner's standard offer is 104 UCAS tariff points from 3 A Levels, eg BCC.

Alternatively, our partner asks for:

  • Irish Leaving Certificate: BBCCC

  • Scottish Highers: BBCCC

  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma: DMM in a business-related subject

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: 24 points.

Mature individuals or students are welcome to apply for this course as well. They need to demonstrate appropriate, relevant work experience.

All applicants are required to have at least 5 GCSEs at C/4 or above including English and Maths.

Students whose first language is not English and who have not previously studied in the UK are required to have IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.



You will study both academic and practical aspects of the law, which, as well as preparing you for a legal career, will give you many skills that are highly valued in other occupations.
This course encourages you to focus on your areas of interest and develop areas of preference, such as family law, criminal law and procedure and/or civil law and litigation. In addition you will be supervised for your major undergraduate project on a legal subject of your choosing.

Career pathways associated with this LLB Law degree include:

  • Arbitrator

  • Barrister

  • Barrister's Clerk

  • Chartered Legal Executive (England and Wales)

  • Company Secretary

  • Costs Lawyer

  • Detective

  • Licensed Conveyancer

  • Paralegal

  • Solicitor

  • Solicitor, Scotland

Where your degree could be useful:

  • Advice Worker

  • Border Force Officer

  • Chartered Accountant

  • Civil Service Administrator

  • Data Analyst

  • Data Scientist

  • External Auditor

  • Forensic Computer Analyst

  • Human Resources Officer

  • Mediator

  • Patent Attorney

  • Political Risk Analyst

  • Stockbroker

  • Trading Standards Officer

Disclaimer: The jobs and career pathways associated with this course are merely an example of possible opportunities that anyone following this course could potentially go towards. Career Tree and the university partners do not guarantee these careers after completing this course.



If you are living in the UK, you can take out a tuition fee loan, which you will not need to start repaying until after you graduate. There is also the option to pay your fees upfront.

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